Transform Your Career and Be Unstoppable!

Ladies, it’s time to face facts; we are behind the eight ball when it comes to the business world.

While much has changed for women in the workplace during our lifetime, we still need to catch up, and as a result, we’re still not reaching the pinnacle of our potential.

The mission of Be Iconic Business is to help get you there. Expert advisors and curated articles from the best sources are directed solely to you as a woman to help you succeed and the power impact of dressing in the workplace is addressed front and center to catapult your business journey

Reflections on an Incredible Journey

Taking vacations is a part of self-care that all-to-often gets neglected in the hustle and bustle of our busy daily lives. Those of you who know me well know of my love for Greece… and memories of my trips there are never far from my mind. I’m going to share some of those memories with you to get you in the mood for planning your next getaway…wherever that may be. Make sure you get and take all of your vacation time…you deserve it!

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Dress for Success—Part II

Do you have what it takes to catapult your career into the stratosphere? Looking the part will take you far if you know what makes up an essential power wardrobe! Look like a million dollars and move up the career ladder with ease when you know how to dress the part. This is a must read!

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Tailored to Fit Your Budget – February

Whether you’re a seasoned BIS member or brand new to the site, one concept bears repeating every single month; if you are serious about climbing the ladder of success in your workplace, you must dress the part! Our partnership with The RealReal makes building your essential wardrobe that much easier. Click. Shop. Enjoy!

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Dress for Success–February

Professional business attire is a staple in any woman’s closet, and we’ve found some fabulous choices for this month. Click, shop, and build your business essentials wardrobe!

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Ways to Say ‘No’ More Effectively

Why is it so very hard to just say “No”? And above and beyond that, why is it even harder to say no to the people you are closest to? If you are a people-pleaser, you are the most prone to this dilemma. Read all about how you can flip this issue around and become the queen of setting healthy boundaries in this fabulous article from the Wall Street Journal.

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Holiday Etiquette—Gift Giving for Business

Holidays should be a wonderful time, yet we let the moment get away from us. BIS Contributor Colleen Rickenbacher helps with a few suggestions for holiday cheer when you are attending an office, professional party or participate in other celebratory situations.

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Dress for Success: Holiday Parties

Holiday parties are simply an extension of your job. That said, you need to be polished and impressive. Misjudging your holiday look could absolutely hurt, or even tank your career, so we’re going to help you prepare for such events.

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Holiday Tech Tools for Work

The holidays are the perfect time of year to gift tech tools to loved ones. Shower business savvy professionals and those on the rise with tools they need for success this holiday season. We love being the one to show you the best ways to be connected, in the know, and style-ready with technology!

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How 10 Powerful Women Practice ‘Self-Care Sunday’

We women often neglect taking care of ourselves for a multitude of reasons but what we all need to understand is that self-care is essential to taking care of ourselves, and in order to help others we have to start with ourselves. Treating yourself well is the best thing you can do for you and this SELF article reveals how 10 powerful women practice their “self-care Sunday.”

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How to Charm Anyone

If you want to light up a room (and who doesn’t?), remember this cardinal rule: The most interesting talkers know how to listen. Learn more!

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Tailored to Fit Your Budget – May

Whether you’re a seasoned BIS member or brand new to the site, one concept bears repeating every single month; if you are serious about climbing the ladder of success in your workplace, you must dress the part! Our partnership with The RealReal makes building your essential wardrobe that much easier. Click. Shop. Enjoy!

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Dress for Success–May

Professional business attire is a staple in any woman’s closet, and we’ve found some fabulous choices for this month. Click, shop, and freshen up your business essentials wardrobe!

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How to Save Without a 401K Plan

Planning for retirement while running your own business is not easy. Being self-employed has grown swiftly in the workforce. Along with self-employment, many find it hard to save or know what their finances will look like by the time they retire. The Wall...

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When the Best Workplaces are the Best Investments

Jerry Dodson believes that companies that treat their workers well have better stock returns. Through research of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Dodson has found that the higher ranking companies also outperform other firms in the stock market. By investing in the livelihood of its employees, companies can also improve their livelihood.

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Travel Etiquette

Traveling has changed so much over the past five, ten and definitely twenty years in many ways. No matter how we travel, etiquette always plays a role. It can be while we are on the road and being kind to a fellow driver, or at a restaurant during the trip and how we treat the wait staff or at a hotel or resort. For this particular article, I am going to concentrate on “What Happened to the Friendly Skies of Airports and Airplanes.”

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Three Myths Women Have About a Texas Divorce

If you’re a married woman considering divorce, or a single woman considering marriage in the state of Texas, you’re going to want to know the truth about the three biggest myths around divorce. BIS Contributor Rebecca Armstrong sorts them out for us.

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Legacy Family Planning – Creating Your Board of Directors

Smart, financially savvy families know to bring all their professional advisors, mentors and legacy advisor together to create a Board of Directors (BOD) to form a family brain trust and ensure their long-term financial health. Learn how and why you should create your own BOD.

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The Flextime Paradox

Does money really buy happiness? A recent study was conducted to see if flextime was valued over pay and it was concluded that the ability to attend your child’s play at school, grocery shop, or even have a hair appointment definitely has value that money can’t buy. Flextime is becoming something that employees are seeking. You will want to check this out.

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Test Your Smarts on… Financial Fraud

Did you know that $16.8 billion dollars were lost in 2017 due to 16.7 million stolen identities in the U.S.? If it doesn’t happen to you it’s hard to see the extreme danger in identity fraud—but it can happen to anyone. This Wall Street Journal article features a quiz that provides us with a wakeup call to the scary truths of financial fraud, and thankfully provides potential free protective measures we can take to avoid it.

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How to Avoid “May Marathon Month”

Learn How to avoid the pitfalls of what BIS Contributor Bethany Williams refers to as “May Marathon Month, making sure to schedule in time for you! Watch this short but impactful video for easy tips on how to achieve that goal!

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Why Women Undervalue Ourselves & How We Can Fix That!

This month BIS Contributor Bethany Williams focuses on why we as women undervalue ourselves and how we can fix that. In this video, Bethany will give you three things that will increase your value and pay. Ladies, you cannot afford to miss this informative half hour!

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Becoming a Mentor

Never underestimate the power of mentorship. Whether formally or informally, most of us have been mentored at some point during our career. This month Bethany tasks us with finding someone to mentor and making a difference in their life.

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Dress for Success—Dressing for the Position You Want

Listen up ladies—this is the most important video you’re going to watch when it comes to advancing in your career. In this segment of Dress for Success, Bobbi shares with you the importance of dressing for the position you want, not the one you have. Learn the rules of the game and get to where you want to be.

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Make Time to Improve Your Referral Network

Do you get your new business from referrals? BIS Contributor Lauren MidgIey tells us why it is much more productive to generate leads from referral partners than it is to do cold calling…and how our referral partners are like gold for our business success. Read on!

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Does Email Rule Your Life?

The average person in business, either as an employee or as an entrepreneur, receives over 150 emails a day. It is no wonder that we spend at least 2-3 hours a day, living in our inbox. It is the predominant method of communicating in the business world. Does your email communication need some improving?

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